This Volunteers’ Week we want to raise awareness of the vast range of volunteering opportunities across Sussex. You can find more information below:

1) Volunteering within a clinical setting

You could contact your local hospital, hospice or charity to see what opportunities they have for you to get involved: 

2) Volunteering with your Patient Participation Group

You can volunteer to become involved in a patient participation group (PPG) at your GP Practice. A PPG is a group of patients and carers of patients who use a particular doctor’s surgery and who volunteer together to provide a collective patient voice. 

3) Volunteering with the COVID-19 vaccine programme

You can volunteer to become involved in the vaccine programme below: 

4) Volunteering with your local Community Hub

You could also volunteer at your local Community Hub, using the details below: 

5) Volunteering with the local council

You can volunteer with our local council: 

6) Volunteering with Healthwatch

You can volunteer with Healthwatch: 

7) Local volunteering opportunities

Voluntary and community organisations in Sussex can help match willing volunteers with need in the local area. If you are interested in giving your time to a local group or organisation, please contact your local voluntary action service.

Brighton and Hove: 

East Sussex: 

West Sussex 

 8) National volunteering

 There are several organisations that can help you find a way to volunteer that suits you: 

  • is a database of UK volunteering opportunities. You can search more than a million volunteering opportunities by interest, activity or location and then apply online. 
  • Charity job is the UK’s largest and most specialised job board for the not-for-profit sector and includes volunteer as well as paid positions.
  • Volunteering matters have over 80 volunteering projects in the UK that are helping our communities.
  • NHS Volunteer Responders